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  • Hired by James Bloodworth
    Hired (English, Paperback)

    A compelling and ground-breaking piece of narrative journalism that gets right to the heart of divided Britain and its dysfunctional jobs climate.

    $9.87 $11.79
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  • Invisible Britain by Paul Sng
    Invisible Britain (English, Paperback)

    A photographic ethnography book that features the stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by social issues such as austerity, Brexit, deindustrialisation, nationalism and cuts to public services.

    $22.47 $34.95
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  • Angel Meadow by Dean Kirby
    Angel Meadow (English, Paperback)

    This is the first published history of Angel Meadow, a notorious Manchester slum. Angel Meadow has frequently appeared in the news in recent years, after archaeologists dug up the site in 2011.

    $17.51 $24.95

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  • Twilight of the Elites by Christophe Guilluy
    Twilight of the Elites (English, Hardback)

    A passionate account of how the gulf between France's metropolitan elites and its working classes are tearing the country apart

    $20.60 $25.00
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  • Life at the Bottom by Theodore Dalrymple
    Life at the Bottom (English, Paperback)

    A searing account of life in the underclass and why it persists as it does, written by a British psychiatrist.

    $14.03 $16.95
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  • The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong
    The New Poverty (English, Paperback)

    We are living in an age with unprecedented levels of poverty. Who are the new poor? And what can we do about it?

    $11.04 $16.95
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  • Understanding Global Poverty by Serena Cosgrove
    Understanding Global Poverty (English, Paperback)

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the human aspects of poverty, keeping the voices, experiences and needs of the world's poor in the centre...

    $43.13 $46.95
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  • Portfolios of the Poor by Daryl Collins
    Portfolios of the Poor (English, Paperback)

    Explains how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems by conducting year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa - records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money.

    $23.12 $30.16
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  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers (English, Paperback)

    A landmark debut from a Pulitzer-winning New Yorker journalist: if Dickens were alive today, this is the book he might have written about India

    $13.08 $14.45

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  • Poverty: A Very Short Introduction by Philip N. Jefferson
    Poverty: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.

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  • Injustice by Danny Dorling
    Injustice (English, Paperback)

    We are living in the most remarkable and dangerous times. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other 99% has collapsed in the last five years. In this fully rewritten and updated edition of Injustice, Dorling offers hope of a more equal society.

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  • Poor Economics by Abhijit Banerjee
    Poor Economics (English, Paperback)

    Why would a man in Morocco who doesn't have enough to eat buy a television? Why do the poorest people in India spend 7 percent of their food budget on sugar? This book overturns the myths about what it is like to live on very little, revealing the unexpected decisions that millions of people make every day.

    $10.78 $22.25
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  • The Land of Too Much by Monica Prasad
    The Land of Too Much (English, Hardback)

    Monica Prasad's powerful demand-side hypothesis addresses three questions: Why does the United States have more poverty than any other developed country? Why did it experience an attack on state intervention in the 1980s, known today as the neoliberal revolution? And why did it recently suffer the greatest economic meltdown in seventy-five years?

    $37.95 $45.00
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  • The Stars Are Our Only Warmth by Alice Leahy
    The Stars Are Our Only Warmth (English, Hardback)

    The Stars Are Our Only Warmth tells powerful truths about Irish life and the people who taught Alice what it is to be alive in this world.

    $20.84 $29.00
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  • The Moral Power of Money by Ariel Wilkis
    The Moral Power of Money (English, Paperback)

    Originally published in 2013 in Spanish under the title: Las sospechas del dinero: moral y econom ia en el mundo popular.

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  • Pauperland by Jeremy Seabrook
    Pauperland (English, Paperback) $14.09
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  • Tracing the consequences of child poverty by Jo Boyden
    Tracing the consequences of child poverty (English, Paperback)

    This book draws on evidence on two cohorts of children, from 1 to 15 and from 8 to 22 growing up in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam over the past 15 years. It examines how poverty affects children's development in these countries, and how policy has been used to improve their lives.

    $20.73 $26.00
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  • Tackling Social Disadvantage through Teacher Education by Ian Thompson
    Tackling Social Disadvantage through Teacher Education (English, Paperback)

    A valuable reference and pedagogical tool for teachers and teacher educators on key issues related to teaching pupils from disadvantaged and impoverished backgrounds.

    $24.11 $30.00
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  • Learning Service by Claire Bennett
    Learning Service (English, Paperback)

    Learning Service offers a powerful new approach that invites volunteers to learn from host communities before trying to 'help' them. It's also a thoughtful critique of the sinister side of volunteer travel; a guide for turning good intentions into effective results; and essential advice on how to make the most of your experience.

    $17.66 $19.99
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  • Worlds Apart by Cynthia M. Duncan
    Worlds Apart (English, Paperback)

    First published in 1999, Worlds Apart examined the nature of poverty through the stories of real people in three remote rural areas of the United States: New England, Appalachia, and the Mississippi Delta. This edition provides fresh insights into the dynamics of poverty, politics and community change.

    $21.96 $25.00
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